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A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.

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Nuclear Fission

The process in which a heavy nucleus splits into nuclei of intermediate masses and one or more protons are emitted.

Substance

Any kind of matter all specimens of which have the same chemical composition and physical properties.

 

Solubility Product Principle

The solubility product constant expression for a slightly soluble compound is the product of the concentrations of the constituent ions, each raised to the power that corresponds to the number of ions in one formula unit.

Hund's Rule

All orbitals of a given sublevel must be occupied by single electrons before pairing begins.

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

It is impossible to determine accurately both the momentum and position of an electron simultaneously.

Particulate Matter

Fine divided solid particles suspended in polluted air.

Half-Cell

Compartment in which the oxidation or reduction half-reaction occurs in a voltaic cell.

Formula Weight

The mass of one formula unit of a substance in atomic mass units.

 

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xylidine

Any of six isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N, are derivatives of xylene, and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.